Category: Trips

31 January 2022

Where’s The Chicken? II

So I didn’t get much sleep, my leg really hurt and I wasn’t able to get comfortable at all. I guess there is a lesson to be learned here, but I doubt I’ll learn it. Anyway, the first task for today was to locate a craft supplies shop in order to procure a gift for Mrs MusingAnorak so I spent a bit of time on […]

25 January 2022

Where’s The Chicken?

So a lifetime ago (last September) I started looking at a possible city break destination. Initial thoughts centred around Poland but then I read somewhere that UK nationals didn’t require a visa to visit Ukraine until the end of January 2022 and that immediately made Kyiv the destination of choice. Flights and hotel were booked. But. It was still a wait of four months. And […]

4 November 2021

Rocking At The Southern Edge Of Europe

International travel is back, not quite as we remember it, but it is back. With the relaxing of the rules we decided to take a short break during half-term to test the waters. In order to enter Gibraltar you need to have booked a lateral flow test to be taken on arrival. In order to book this you need to have completed your passenger locator […]

7 July 2021

A Night at the Zoo

For my birthday I was given a voucher allowing me to book an overnight stay in either London Zoo or it’s country cousin Whipsnade Zoo. Given that we have both been to London Zoo many times we decided that Whipsnade was the obvious choice as neither had visited before. The overnight experience allows you full entrance to the zoo from opening time on the day […]